Al Masaood Power Division, an expert in marine propulsion and power generation systems, and Nidec Leroy-Somer, a global leader in industrial alternators, electric motors & drives recently joined forces to establish a one-stop service workshop in the Gulf region and provide aftersales support for alternators that are manufactured under Leroy-Somer and Kato Engineering brands.
The new agreement is an expansion to the existing partnership of both parties, combining their efforts and expertise to address the growing demand for world-class aftersales support platforms within the regional electrification market.
Rasso Bartenschlager, General Manager, Al Masaood Power, said: “The specialized world of electrification includes alternators, electric motors and drives, demands a whole new aftersales service. Our support platform, which will be available in the UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait, will be specifically designed to cater to the complex requirements of this expanding industry in the region. This latest partnership forms part of the shared commitment of both companies to continuously enhance their capabilities necessary for them to become the leaders in the future of the global and regional electrification markets.”
Under the partnership, Al Masaood Power and Nidec Leroy-Somer will jointly have progressive in-house service capabilities as its differentiating factor to offer superior services in diagnostics, repair and overhauls. These include spare parts and retrofitting of alternators on-site or in the repair and overhaul workshop.
Thierry Bennaim, VP Services – Electric Power Generation (Europe & Asia), Nidec Leroy-Somer, commented: “Nidec Leroy-Somer partnered with Al Masaood Power in this landmark initiative because of its regional proficiency in the field. With our active technical support, Al Masaood Power is fully capable of delivering enhanced aftersales support services for Leroy-Somer- and Kato-branded alternators in the Gulf area of the Middle East. Together, we will jointly address the region’s needs through our technology-driven capabilities.”
Al Masaood Power Division is a key partner of Nidec Leroy-Somer in the UAE and in GCC countries for alternators and electronic products, providing high standards of service operations and aftersales service associated with the brand. Both companies are also working towards helping realize the ambitious sustainable energy targets of GCC countries.